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I Was Detained At An Airport Because Of My Stutter

Kylie Simmons | Posted 01.28.2016 | Impact
Kylie Simmons

During this moment, I felt intimidated, bullied and silenced. This experience reminded me of when I was bullied growing up because of my stutter. That day, I felt silenced but not broken.

Being A Person Who Stutters Shouldn't Hold You Back When Pursuing A Career

Madeline Wahl | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

I grew up with a stutter. Does this mean I shouldn't have pursued journalism because I stutter? Does this mean I shouldn't conduct interviews, speak up in meetings or ask questions when I want more clarification?

How People Who Stutter Thrive in Everyday Life

Madeline Wahl | Posted 07.16.2014 | Good News
Madeline Wahl

Fluency in speech is something most have the luxury of taking for granted. While living with a stutter, you worry about what to order in a restaurant, how to give a presentation, or even how to say "hello" to a friend.

Stuttering Charity Gets A Boost From 'King's Speech' Oscar Buzz

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At the 2011 Academy Awards, "The King's Speech" stole the show, nabbing Oscars for Best Actor and Best Picture. The film's Oscar buzz has also helped...

The King's Speech: Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Byron Pitts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Byron Pitts

About a third of the way through The King's Speech I almost got up and walked out. Not because the movie wasn't compelling, but rather it hit too close to home. Like the late king, I stutter.

The King's Speech

Michael Palin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Palin

I recently went to see the new film The King's Speech. Despite the improbable subject matter, an English king from a bygone era struggling to overcome a speech impediment, the movie appears to have touched the hearts of middle-America.